Thankfully, Cincinnati is coming off a much-needed bye week, and they also got more time to prepare for Pittsburgh, who is coming off a comeback win over the Cowboys in Dallas.
And fan confidence in the Bengals remains high, as 72% of fans are happy with the direction of the franchise, down just 2% from last week.
Perhaps the 2% drop stems with the Bengals being severely undermanned this week, as Geno Atkins, Darius Phillips and LeShaun Sims will be out for what’s already been a struggling defense going against a high-powered Steelers offense.
The Bengals offense will also be without star running back Joe Mixon, so there’s no question winning at Pittsburgh will be a major challenge this week.
Despite the tough odds Cincinnati is facing, fans remain confident in Joe Burrow following his big game vs. the Titans.
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